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Littauer announces Employee of the Quarter

Two payroll executives earn kudos from leadership and peers

Gloversville, NY…Nathan Littauer Hospital announced their Employee of the Quarter last week in an organization-wide celebration. “This quarter we are recognizing two employees.” stated Littauer’s President and CEO, Laurence E. Kelly. Recognized for their unyielding work ethic, Bob Michalski and Virginia Fahey were announced the winners.

Bob Michalski and Virginia Fahey are our Employees of the Quarter. Mr. Kelly stands to the right.

Both people work in the payroll department. “When our payroll system recently experienced a glitch, Bob and Ginny jumped into action, making sure all of our 980 employees received a paycheck.” stated Cheryl McGrattan Hospital Spokesperson. She added “I think that is what our employees appreciate the most, their dedication to go the extra distance, working long hours and sometimes holidays to ensure we all get paid.”

Mr. Kelly agreed noting, “Sometimes people rise from ordinary to extraordinary and these two certainly deserve our thanks and appreciation.” Many people gathered at the celebration undoubtedly agreed as they clapped and cheered when their names were read. Mr. Kelly added, “I do not think people realize how technical this job can be.”

Virginia Fahey is a payroll bookkeeper with 21 years at the hospital and Bob Michalski has served as the Payroll Supervisor for 16 years and has over 32 years of Payroll experience. “I take my job very seriously” stated Virginia Fahey adding, “I take great pride in paying the people who save lives here everyday at the hospital.” She reflected, “I feel really honored to receive the Good Will Award. It makes me very happy to know that all of our hard work was appreciated. NLH is a wonderful place to work, filled with a lot of wonderful people. Thanks again! “

Bob Michalski agreed explaining, “I was surprised and honored to receive the Goodwill Award for the 4th quarter. Being a member of a support department, I never expected to be nominated. My goal has always been to ensure that all of our employees receive an accurate paycheck each week”. I always thought I had a thankless job until last Thursday. It was great to be recognized for the efforts you put into your job. I’m glad to be part of a great team that helps us get the job done each and every week.

Employees of the Quarter receive a plaque, preferred parking and a gift certificate.

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